Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

University of Idaho Announces Debut of Leonard Feather Collection

The University of Idaho’s International Jazz Collections in Moscow, Idaho has completed digitization of the audio portion of the Leonard Feather collection of jazz memorabilia. Last year, the GRAMMY Foundation® gave the university a $36,000 grant to preserve and digitize the late Feather’s historically significant audio tapes and recordings.

Feather (pictured), a renowned jazz critic, composer, pianist, journalist and producer, frequented the university’s Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival for a number of years prior to his death in 1994. His collection was given to the university to complement the donated collection of Hampton.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published